Archive for November, 2012

November 30, 2012

Beacon College Unveils Their New Branding

A rising number of college students with learning disabilities are enrolling into four-year universities. Yet, few of these students are likely to get the level of attention and encouragement offered by Beacon College, the only accredited non-profit college offering both bachelor and associate degrees exclusively for highly intelligent students with learning disabilities and ADHD. At […]

November 29, 2012

Oldest Printer in Orlando Opens Print Museum: Lawton Printers

Decades before the invention of computers, mp3 players, and iPads, a small family-owned commercial printer opened its doors in Central Florida. Today, Lawton Printers is one of the oldest family-run printing businesses in the country and oldest in Central Florida. The century-old print firm is run by the founding family’s great-great-granddaughter, Kimberly Lawton Koon and […]

November 27, 2012

7 Surprising Uses for Pinterest

As a virtual pin board, social networking site Pinterest has helped users organize and share miscellaneous ideas and items they find online. Many common uses include wedding planning, home décor, recipes, and do-it-yourself guides. However, there are many surprising and productive uses the public is unaware of. Here are board ideas you can incorporate into your […]

November 20, 2012

A Relaxing Way to Raise Funds for Worthy Causes: Spa Invitational 2012

On Monday, many of Central Florida’s women came together to take part in the 2012 Spa Invitational at the Peabody Orlando hotel. The event benefited the Grace Medical Home and the San Jorge Children’s Foundation. Funds for these charities were raised through the sale of event tickets, raffle tickets and silent auction items, with the […]

November 19, 2012

Appleton’s Must-Download iPhone and Android Apps

It’s no secret that our team at Appleton loves technology. As a group that spends many hours staring at screens, we’re always on the lookout for new mobile apps that can make our workday more entertaining and productive. We decided to ask our fellow Appletonians which apps are on the top of their must list. […]

November 16, 2012

Where in the World is Appleton’s Video Department this Week?

Our video department has been busy this week on location. For four days, we’ve packed up our equipment to shoot various Florida surroundings. Appleton spent the first day with Hilton Grand Vacations to film Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service. More than 125 volunteers from Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Grand Vacations partnered with Hands-On Orlando […]

November 15, 2012

Get Hired Through Social Media

Social media isn’t just for uploading pictures, making a funny status, and sharing your weekend plans. Over the past few years, it has gained more use in the corporate world and job market. Reppler recently surveyed over 300 hiring professionals, and found over 90% of recruiters and hiring managers have visited a potential candidate’s profile […]

November 14, 2012

2013 Marketing Strategies and Trends: Part 1 – The Responsive Web

It’s a technology-driven world, and our marketing departments are evolving and adapting to reflect the continual advancements. Like anything in business, its always better to be ahead of the curve. So what does the future hold in four of our key areas: Websites, Print, Video and PR, and what will your marketing departments be talking […]

November 13, 2012

Have a Spa Day and Help Two Charities at the Same Time

On November 19, join Appleton Creative during the 2nd Annual Spa Invitational at The Spa at the Peabody Orlando (now the Hyatt Regency Orlando). This signature event is open to all women (and men) looking for a new and different way to support two wonderful charities and a chance to connect with other influential professionals in the […]

November 12, 2012

Orlando Solar Bears Honored Veterans During the Successful Military Appreciation Games

Wow ­­– 12,000+ ice hockey fans filled the Amway Center in purple, teal, and orange in support of the Orlando Solar Bears during the Military Appreciation weekend. On the ice, the team proudly sported camouflage jerseys in honor of our nation’s veterans. Appleton took part in this patriotic celebration by inviting a small group of […]